1 miles
Distance
208 ft
Climb
-387 ft
Descent
00:08:12
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Fletcher Creek Lower Trail

Details

  • Riding Area
    Mills River
    Mills River, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #731 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    United States Forest Service

Gradual descent that builds speed until it spits you out at high speed just past the Mills River Reservoir

Access Info

Parking at Mills River Campground. Day use fee. Or free parking up road# 5000 at the Trace Ridge Parking Lot

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Fletcher Creek Lower bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -179 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,420 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,741 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,599 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,420 ft
  • Grade max
    -24.948%
  • Grade min
    31.216%
  • Distance climb
    1,779 ft
  • Distance down
    3,534 ft
  • Distance flat
    96 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:36
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Status:
on Feb 3, 2019
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 5 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Fletcher Creek Lower Trail Reports

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      Feb 3, 2019 @ 4:34pm
      Feb 3, 2019
      Tree down about chest height across the trail about 0.3 of a mile into the last fletcher creek DH section. It's easy to spot if you keep your head up.
      Feb 3, 2019 @ 6:10am
      Feb 3, 2019
      needs several days of dry weather.
      Oct 27, 2018 @ 11:26am
      Oct 27, 2018
      Oct 19, 2018 @ 4:49am
      Oct 19, 2018
      Large tree down but possible to crawl under. Surface is damp and lots of loose rocks from the rain but decent.
      Oct 13, 2018 @ 8:53am
      Oct 13, 2018
      view all reports »

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      1 Review & Comments

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      flag difrancb (Jun 8, 2017 at 9:18)
       Pisgah sorba did a fantastic job on trail day. These trails flow so good.
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